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Author: Dede Cummings, Alyssa Holmes, Barbara Fahs


192 pages

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A Practical and Beautiful Guide to Using Healing Herbs at Home 

Healing Herbs is your complete guide to growing and harvesting plants with medicinal properties. Dede Cummings and Alyssa Holmes include thirty profiles of useful herbs that are easy to grow or wildcraft, along with inspiring stories, medicine-making instructions, and recipes for your home medicine chest. Powerful plants such as garlic, echinacea, elder, lemon balm, yarrow, and many more are featured and included in many recipes. 

As you read, you’ll learn the basics of gardening in your backyard—or on your windowsill or patio—as well as instructions for garden design and maintenance, harvesting, composting, and making your own teas, salves, and poultices. Healing Herbs will guide you in cultivating plants and utilizing herbs to speed the healing of wounds, reduce blood pressure, soothe skin irritations, calm uneasy stomachs, relieve arthritis, boost immunity, and ward off illnesses. In no time at all, this beautifully illustrated guide will become your go-to herbal reference. 

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